Professor Dhanjoo N. Ghista, Ph.D Stanford, is a world authority in biomedical engineering and physics, and a promoter of the role of governance competency for
effecting sustainable economic development and the role of university in progressive societal development. He is the author-editor of several textbooks in subjects ranging from biomedical engineering mechanics to economic democracy. He is the inventor of heart valvular and spinal prostheses and has innovated a STEM model of Medicine. He is the propounder of the American Dream Economics, proponent of Neo-humanism, and is committed to the advancement of rural communities and developing countries.